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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Fill the Bus!

NEWS ALERT

Kiwanis, Staples and Hannaford team up to ‘Fill the Bus’ with school supplies for Portland kids most in need!  From August 9-14, the Kiwanis of Portland are teaming up with Staples Connect in Falmouth and South Portland...

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Portland Kiwanis Parks, Recreation & Facilities
Posted on: July 18, 2017

City Begins Urban Forest Inventory in Portland

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 Today, the City of Portland and the USDA Forest Service’sForest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program began an urban inventory of trees, green space, and ground cover on public and private land for the greater Portland metropolitan area. The crew...

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Parks Department Parks, Recreation & Facilities
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Bike to Work Day - THIS FRIDAY - 5.21.21!

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Beginning Friday May 21st, three bicycle repair stations will be available on the Portland peninsula just in time for Bike to Work Day! Please join us for demonstrations on the 21st at all three locations beginning at 8:00AM –

- Congress Square Park at Con...

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Parks and Rec News
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Portland to Host Fireworks Only Display for Fourth of July

July 4th Fireworks information

After having to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Portland is pleased to announce it will host a fireworks only display for the Fourth of July this year. The display will be held on Sunday, July 4, in its usual spot on the Eastern...

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

City to Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for James A. Banks, Sr. Portland Exposition Building

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The City of Portland will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 4:00 PM to officially commemorate the renaming of the Portland Expo as the James A. Banks, Sr. Exposition Building. City officials, members of the Banks family, and Por...

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City News
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Sundays on the Boulevard Route Change

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Sundays on the Boulevard route change starts this Sunday, June 27, 2021. The route change is due to work starting June 24 on Baxter Boulevard from Payson Park to Vannah Ave (previous traffic advisory.) From June 27 through October 10, the only section of ...

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City News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Seeking Donations for the Portland Opportunity Crew

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We are once again partnering with our Health and Human Service Department to bring back the Portland Opportunity Crew program, which aims to connect individuals in need with temporary employment opportunities in Portland's parks and open spaces. Social Se...

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Additional Info... Parks and Rec News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Portland to Host Fireworks Only Display for Fourth of July

July 4th Fireworks information

After having to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Portland is pleased to announce it will host a fireworks only display for the Fourth of July this year. The display will be held on Sunday, July 4, in its usual spot on the Eastern...

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City News
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Various City Boards & Commissions to Hold Emergency Meetings Tomorrow

NEWS ALERT

Various City of Portland boards and commissions will hold emergency meetings tomorrow to discuss adopting remote participation policies. 

These meetings include:

  • Fish Pier, Friday, July 30 at 9:00 AM
  • Portland Development Corporation, Friday, July 30...
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City News